Azerbaijan: Journalist awarded €10,000 after human rights breach

Judges today awarded €10,000 to an Azerbaijan journalist Uzeyir Eldar oglu Jafarov, after ruling that national authorities violated human rights law.

United Kingdom: Court accepts terrorist suspect can stand trial in the United States

Human rights judges have accepted “specific assurances” allowing a terrorist suspect Haroon Aswat to stand trial in the United States.

Stat attack! Launch of the European Court of Human Rights’ judicial year

Today, the European Court of Human Rights launched the 2015 judicial year by publishing key statistics on its performance from last year.

Podcast: Families at war – Is international law biased against fathers?

In this podcast, aggrieved father Leslie Shaw, his lawyer and Danish parliamentarian Liv Holm Andersen, discuss whether the law discriminates against dads in cases of international parental child abductions.

Russia: Parliamentary Assembly renews sanctions

The assembly ratified the credentials of the Russian delegation but also decided to suspend the delegation’s voting rights and its right to be represented in the assembly’s leading bodies